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Updated June 10, 2018
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  1. "Headstrong company review"

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    Former Employee - Consultant in Edison, NJ
    Former Employee - Consultant in Edison, NJ

    I worked at Headstrong full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good company for fresher and experienced point of view... good payer... onsite oppurtunity

    Cons

    Annual leaves are very few and 9 hour policy per day is very bad


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Being sold by Genpact"

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    Current Employee - Principal Consultant in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Principal Consultant in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Headstrong full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Its better then being unemployed

    Cons

    2 weeks vacation, 1 percent raises, lack of diversity with few american workers. manager changes without notice or even being notified afterwards

    Advice to Management

    Genpact bought Headstrong but Headstrong workers get 2 weeks vacation while Genpact workers gets 4, Really, Why?

  3. "Its ok for the short term"

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    Former Employee - Principal Consultant in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Principal Consultant in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Headstrong full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    its good to work in the consulting capacity for experience

    Cons

    consultants are far removed from the senior management


  4. "Senior Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Headstrong full-time

    Pros

    Decent company to work with, good exposure to capital markets

    Cons

    No specific cons from me

    Advice to Management

    No specific advise to management


  5. "Senior Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Headstrong full-time

    Pros

    Close to Metro station,

    Cons

    Bad Management, Don't value their employees


  6. "Only ok company to work after genpact take it over."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Headstrong full-time

    Pros

    Direct Client interaction
    WFH
    Daily status call
    Work any where
    VDI concept

    Cons

    Leave policy
    Pay
    late night calls
    cheap politics
    HR policy


  7. "Technical Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Headstrong full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Has good exposure in the Capital Market space

    Cons

    Would have been good if the exposure to other industries

    Advice to Management

    Good work culture......

  8. "Principal Consultant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good clients, internal training sessions

    Cons

    HR policies, micro management by team managers, no career growth

    Advice to Management

    Management should ensure the growth opportunities for all the consultants.


  9. "Nice Company, good culture"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    I really enjoyed working here. The New York office had great energy and sense of community. I am still good friends with my old co-workers today

    Cons

    Strong personalities in the office. Needed to perform or you would wash out. Nevertheless seems pretty typically for any business development job, especially in New York


  10. "Developer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Headstrong full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Focus on capital markets; chance to work at large banks

    Cons

    mostly staffing, pretend to be a high end consulting frm

    Advice to Management

    Remove current management


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